•Providing necessary advice, assistance and guidance when functioning according to the power vested in the local government institutions by Municipal council ordinance, Urban Council ordinance and Pradesheeya sabha Act.
•Providing necessary advice and guidance in maintaining accounting and financing activities in local government institutions.
•Providing necessary assistance and guidance in performing community development activities.
•Providing criteria based funds / subject specific funds for provincial council and such other funds for community projects carried out by local government institute under supervision of the local government department.
•The Department will join hands in carrying out the national level programs implemented by the local government ministry of the central government.